Kilgore police looking for bandit who robbed woman

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 11:20am

Kilgore Police are seeking information in a robbery that occurred on Tuesday.

On March, 26, 2013, at approximately 5:04 p.m., Kilgore police officers responded to the 1700 block of South Henderson Boulevard on reports of a robbery.

According to witnesses, an unknown man, described as being 5'10 to 5'11, wearing jeans with a dark sweatshirt, forcefully took a money bag containing a large sum of money from a woman before running eastbound through a parking lot toward South Henderson Boulevard.

When authorities arrived on scene, police, along with the help of a K-9, began searching for the robber on foot and in the air.

The K-9 teams tracked the alleged thief through a wooded area and across a creek until the dog lost the scent near the intersection of Dwain Drive and Hays Street in Kilgore.

No weapons were involved in the incident and no further information is available at this time.

There were no other victims in this robbery.

Anyone with additional information is regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Kilgore Police Detective Tim Dukes. Information can also be provided anonymously by using Tip411 or Crime Stoppers. 

 

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